Pope’s quotes: Heart of man

A quote from Pope Francis:

‘Men speak much of light, but often they prefer the deceptive tranquility of the dark. We talk a lot about peace, but often resort to war or choose complicit silence, or do nothing to build peace. The heart of man can refuse light and prefer the shadows, because the light lays bare his wicked works. He who does evil hates the light; he who does evil, hates peace.”

— Angelus, Dec. 4, 2014

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